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05-22

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The Prospectus Hit List: May 22, 2017
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Ben Carsley

05-19

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The Prospectus Hit List: May 19, 2017
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Ben Carsley

05-17

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Let It Eat: The Worst Hitter From Each Team Who Could Start for the Royals
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Ben Carsley

05-15

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The Prospectus Hit List: May 15, 2017
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Ben Carsley

05-11

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The Prospectus Hit List: May 11, 2017
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Ben Carsley

05-10

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Dynasty Dynamics: What Goes Down Can Come Up
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Ben Carsley

05-08

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The Prospectus Hit List: May 7, 2017
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Ben Carsley

05-05

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 87: I’m Here For The Beefy Boys
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Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre and George Bissell

05-05

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Let It Eat: The May 2017 Panic Index
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Ben Carsley

05-04

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The Prospectus Hit List: May 4, 2017
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Ben Carsley

05-01

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The Prospectus Hit List: May 1, 2017
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Ben Carsley

04-28

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 86: Are You Mau Now?
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

04-27

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The Prospectus Hit List: April 27, 2017
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Ben Carsley

04-26

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Dynasty Dynamics: Should You (Try and) Trade (for) Starling Marte?
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Ben Carsley

04-24

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The Prospectus Hit List: April 24, 2017
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Ben Carsley

04-20

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The Prospectus Hit List: April 20, 2017
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Ben Carsley

04-17

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The Prospectus Hit List: April 17, 2017
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Ben Carsley

04-13

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The Prospectus Hit List: April 13, 2017
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Ben Carsley

04-12

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Let It Eat: Who Is Responsible for Joe Kelly Has Great Stuff?
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Ben Carsley

04-07

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 85: The BP Annual Drinking Game Returns
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

04-05

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Dynasty Dynamics: Six (Slightly) Delayed Gratification Prospects
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Ben Carsley

04-03

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The Prospectus Hit List: April 3, 2017
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Ben Carsley

03-29

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Looking Back on Tomorrow: Arizona Diamondbacks
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Ben Carsley

03-29

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My Model Portfolio: Man vs. Self
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Ben Carsley

03-24

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 84: Where's My Xander Shirsey?
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

03-22

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Five to Watch: American League Post-Hype Prospects
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Ben Carsley

03-21

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Looking Back on Tomorrow: Boston Red Sox
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Ben Carsley

03-15

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Dynasty Dynamics: The Next 112
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Ben Carsley

03-10

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 83: Real-Time TINO Odds
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley and Bret Sayre

03-09

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Get to Know: Relief Pitcher Prospects
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Ben Carsley

02-28

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Get to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2018 and Beyond
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Ben Carsley

02-27

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Get to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2017
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Ben Carsley

02-24

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 82: Top 101 Dynasty Prospects List
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

02-23

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2017 Prospects: The Top 101 Dynasty League Prospects
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Ben Carsley and Bret Sayre

02-15

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Get to Know: Outfield Prospects
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Ben Carsley

02-10

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 81: The Fudge Factor
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Jeff Quinton

02-08

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Get to Know: Shortstop Prospects
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Ben Carsley

02-01

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Get to Know: Third Base Prospects
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Ben Carsley

01-30

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Prospectus Feature: Choose Your Own Adventure: Padres Rotation
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Patrick Dubuque, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

01-28

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 80: Is That Wil Myers?
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

01-25

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Get to Know: Second Base Prospects
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Ben Carsley

01-18

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Get to Know: First Base Prospects
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Ben Carsley

01-12

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 79: I'm Dying
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

01-11

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Get to Know: Catcher Prospects
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Ben Carsley

12-29

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 78: There Was An Offseason
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

12-28

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Best of BP 2016: A Brief, Modern History of Reliever Name Foreshadowing
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Ben Carsley

12-07

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Transaction Analysis: For Sale: Red Sox Prospects
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Ben Carsley, Adam McInturff, Jarrett Seidler, George Bissell and Wilson Karaman

10-12

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BP Boston
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Ben Carsley

10-06

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Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Red Sox vs Indians
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Ben Carsley

10-06

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Something Borrowed
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Meg Rowley, Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

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April 27, 2017 9:39 am

The Prospectus Hit List: April 27, 2017

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Ben Carsley

Lots of changes at the top and the free-falling Royals sink all the way to the bottom.

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April 26, 2017 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: Should You (Try and) Trade (for) Starling Marte?

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Ben Carsley

Making the most of Marte, who has been suspended for 80 games because of PEDs.

Starling Marte is suspended. From baseball. For 80 games. He did the steroids.

If you own Marte in redraft leagues, this is extremely bad. Odds are he was your second- or third-round pick. At best, he’ll probably end up playing in about 60 games this season. And you can’t even stash him on the DL. You are, to use an industry term, screwed.

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April 24, 2017 11:00 am

The Prospectus Hit List: April 24, 2017

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Ben Carsley

It took a while, but the Padres are at the bottom.

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April 20, 2017 11:09 am

The Prospectus Hit List: April 20, 2017

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Ben Carsley

It's early, but injuries are already testing the Dodgers' depth and a few expected contenders are already sinking fast.

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April 17, 2017 9:21 am

The Prospectus Hit List: April 17, 2017

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Ben Carsley

David Ross is the new Kardashian and Eric Thames is the new Barry Bonds.

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April 13, 2017 9:26 am

The Prospectus Hit List: April 13, 2017

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Ben Carsley

Come see if your favorite team is already out of the playoff race!

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Might as well lean into the wind, right?

If you’ve ever been on Baseball Twitter, or really any part of Baseball Internet, you’re familiar with Joe Kelly’s Great Stuff™. It’s been memed. It’s been looked at seriously. It’s allowed certain former BP Local site managers to get away with extreme abuse of editorial privilege. Any time Joe Kelly appears in a game the Great Stuffs start rolling in, from tweeters and commenters and Kelly’s colleagues in equal measure.

But just where did the saga of Joe Kelly Has Great Stuff begin, and how did we get to where we are now? Who is primarily responsible for the meme? These are the types of questions we’ve all been asking. These are the kinds of questions to which you deserve the answers.

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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein square off in the 2017 edition of the BP Annual Drinking Game.

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April 5, 2017 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: Six (Slightly) Delayed Gratification Prospects

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Ben Carsley

Fantasy help might be on the way soon in the form of top prospects who didn't quite make the big leagues out of spring training.

So it’s the first week of the season, and that promising rookie you snagged thinking he’d win a job in spring training is back in the minors. It happens to all of us. Veterans beat out rookies for jobs. Teams want to manipulate service clocks. Prospects look terrible in meaningless spring games. Injuries pop up. The reasons go on and on.

The good news? Not every prospect who fails to make his big-league club on Opening Day will be subject to a half-season or more of MiLB action. Here are six recently demoted top-101 guys I’m fairly confident you’ll be able to use in advance of the Super Two deadline in mid-June or, at the very least, near that benchmark. They’re sort of in order of how likely I think it is they reach the Majors soonish. Sort of. Enjoy.

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April 3, 2017 6:00 am

The Prospectus Hit List: April 3, 2017

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Ben Carsley

It's the new Hit List. Just like the old one but with 200 percent more Game of Thrones references!

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Mike Hazen and his band of ex-Red Sox will look to rescue the Diamondbacks' front office.

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March 29, 2017 6:00 am

My Model Portfolio: Man vs. Self

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Ben Carsley

Ben's ideal fantasy squad for the coming season, subject to the $260 constraint.

In the “My Model Portfolio” series, the fantasy staff will create their own team within a $260 auction budget using Mike Gianella’s latest mixed league Bid Limits for 2017. The scoring is 5x5 standard roto. The roster being constructed includes: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, CI, MI, 5 OF, 2 UTIL, and 9 P.

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